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  • BREAKING: Arizona Has a New Senator

    12/18/2018 9:48:01 AM PST · by Kaslin · 84 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 18, 2018 | Katie Pavlich
    Arizona Governor Doug Ducey has appointed former Republican Congresswoman Martha McSally to fill late Senator John McCain's seat."All her life, Martha has put service first — leading in the toughest of fights and at the toughest of times,” Ducey released in a statement Tuesday morning. “She served 26 years in the military; deployed six times to the Middle East and Afghanistan; was the first woman to fly in combat and command a fighter squadron in combat; and she’s represented Southern Arizona in Congress for the past four years. With her experience and long record of service, Martha is uniquely qualified...
  • Arizona governor taps Martha McSally to fill Senate seat once held by McCain

    12/18/2018 7:38:17 AM PST · by mandaladon · 72 replies
    WaPo ^ | 18 Dec 2018 | Sean Sullivan
    Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has appointed fellow Republican Rep. Martha McSally to the Senate, he announced Tuesday, picking a favorite of GOP leaders to fill the seat John McCain held for decades. McSally, who lost a close race for Arizona’s other Senate seat this year, will succeed Sen. Jon Kyl (R). Kyl will step down at the end of the year following a brief time in McCain’s seat after McCain’s death in August. “With her experience and long record of service, Martha is uniquely qualified to step up and fight for Arizona’s interests in the U.S. Senate. I thank her...
  • Senator McSally? Jon Kyl Is Gone At The End Of The Month(T)

    12/14/2018 10:05:31 AM PST · by rktman · 31 replies
    townhall.com ^ | 12/14/2018 | Matt Vespa
    Well, this was expected. Sen. Jon Kyl (R-AZ) is out at the end of the month. Kyl served previously in the Senate before retiring after the 2012 elections. He left public life, but agreed to fill in temporarily for the late Sen. John McCain. Gov. Doug Ducey, who handily won re-election this year, now has to appoint a replacement. Could it be Martha McSally, who barely lost to Senator-elect Kyrsten Sinema in November? It’s still possible, but word is spreading that her stock has fallen in the governor’s office. One of the reasons was reportedly due to her campaign team’s...
  • Arizona GOP Sen. Kyl Will Resign Dec. 31: Republican governor will name a replacement

    12/14/2018 8:19:28 AM PST · by billorites · 43 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | December 14, 2018 | Kristina Peterson
    Sen. Jon Kyl will resign from the Senate before the start of 2019, the Arizona Republican said in a letter, leaving it up to the state’s GOP governor to appoint a successor until a special election is held in 2020. Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey had appointed Mr. Kyl in September to fill the seat of the late GOP Sen. John McCain. Mr. Kyl had made clear at the time that he hadn’t committed to remaining in the Senate beyond the end of this session of Congress. In his resignation letter to Mr. Ducey, Mr. Kyl said he would resign before...
  • Federal lawsuit aims to force special election for John McCain's Senate seat

    11/29/2018 6:05:15 PM PST · by jazusamo · 43 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | November 29, 2018 | AP
    PHOENIX — A group of Arizona voters is suing Republican Gov. Doug Ducey to try to force him to call a special election to replace their late Sen. John McCain. The federal lawsuit announced Thursday alleges that Ducey’s September appointment of Jon Kyl to fill the seat until the 2020 election violates the Constitution.
  • McConnell is lobbying Arizona's governor to name McSally as Kyl replacement

    11/19/2018 5:51:39 PM PST · by C19fan · 137 replies
    CNN ^ | November 19, 2018 | Devan Cole and John King
    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is leveraging his political power to try to convince Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey to choose Rep. Martha McSally to replace Republican Sen. Jon Kyl, who is considering leaving his seat before his term ends, several Republican sources familiar with the conversations tell CNN. McSally, a Republican congresswoman who once worked for Kyl, lost her Senate bid two weeks ago to Democratic Rep. Kyrsten Sinema. Kyl, who was picked by the governor in September to fill the seat vacated by the late Sen. John McCain. told CNN last week he has decided whether to leave office...
  • Chatter: Martha McSally Could Still Represent Arizona In The Senate­...Here's What Needs To Happen

    11/13/2018 8:36:44 AM PST · by Kaslin · 122 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 13, 2018 | Matt Vespa
    It’s official. Democrat Kyrsten Sinema has emerged victorious over Republican Martha McSally in Arizona’s Senate race. Sinema will occupy the seat that will be vacated by spineless Republican Sen. Jeff Flake, who would not have won re-election to his seat if he ran for re-election. Flake’s approval ratings are abysmal—and he would have lost handily in a primary challenge.  Congrats to @kyrstensinema. I wish her success. I’m grateful to all those who supported me in this journey. I’m inspired by Arizonans’ spirit and our state’s best days are ahead of us. pic.twitter.com/tw0uKgi3oO— McSally For Senate (@MarthaMcSally) November 13, 2018 For...
  • SCOTUS Fight: It Seems Red State Democrats Are Totally And Utterly Screwed

    09/06/2018 5:22:01 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 28 replies
    Townhall ^ | Sep 06, 2018 8:30 AM | Matt Vespa
    For liberal Democrats and conservative Republicans, it’s an easy choice regarding the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh. Both sides have made up their minds weeks before these hearings, which have devolved into total clown shows, started this week. With former Arizona Sen. Jon Kyl being tapped to serve the remainder of the late John McCain’s term, we have a decisive vote locked up. Kyl is probably going to vote for Kavanaugh. I’m betting McCain would have a “yea” vote as well if he were healthy. The point is the game is over. We have won. The votes are...
  • Gov. Ducey To Reveal John McCain's Successor In Senate: Report [Former Senator Kyl]

    09/04/2018 9:28:27 AM PDT · by hsmomx3 · 114 replies
    Phoenix Patch ^ | 09/04/18 | By Daniel Hampton
    PHOENIX, AZ — Gov. Doug Ducey will reportedly announce John McCain's successor at a news conference Tuesday morning. The Arizona Republic reported the conference is scheduled for 10 a.m. PST at the Arizona State Capitol building in Phoenix.
  • Jon Kyl will be John McCain's successor in the Senate, Cindy McCain says

    Former Republican Sen. Jon Kyl will return to Capitol Hill and be named successor to the late Sen. John McCain, according to Cindy McCain.
  • John Kyl as McCain Replacement?

    09/04/2018 9:35:40 AM PDT · by LRoggy · 83 replies
    Vanity ^ | 9/4/2018 | LRoggy
    Fox Business just reported that Cindy McCain is spilling the beans that Kyl will be chosen to replace. Guess that's better than if Doucy named Flake.
  • UPDATE: Trump Has Made a Decision; White House Names 'Sherpa' to Help Supreme Court Nominee Get...

    07/09/2018 2:20:01 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 23 replies
    Townhall ^ | Jul 09, 2018 2:17 PM | Katie Pavlich
    [FULL TITLE] UPDATE: Trump Has Made a Decision; White House Names 'Sherpa' to Help Supreme Court Nominee Get Confirmed ***Original post*** Former Arizona Senator Jon Kyl has been tapped by the White House to guide President Trump's Supreme Court nominee through the Senate confirmation process. “Former Sen. Jon Kyl has agreed to serve as the Sherpa for the President’s nominee to the Supreme Court,” White House spokesman Raj Shah said Monday afternoon. A "Sherpa" prepares a nominee for their hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee, which includes escorting the individual to dozens of meetings on Capitol Hill. Kyl served for...
  • Trent Lott Blames Your Beloved Host for Killing Amnesty in 2007

    12/05/2014 6:52:11 PM PST · by ObamahatesPACoal · 20 replies
    rushlimbaugh.com ^ | December 05, 2014
    RUSH: Yesterday in Washington, the Christian Science Monitor breakfast -- (interruption) You know what's coming? Senator Trent Lott, former Senator Trent Lott, Republican, Mississippi, was the guest, and he was speaking about immigration reform and told a story about immigration reform and the Republicans' attempt to do it in 2007. LOTT: My phones were jammed for a week or two. Rush Limbaugh gave out my phone number. We lost that vote in 2007 on a procedural vote. I thought we were gonna be able to win that. But over the weekend Rush Limbaugh labeled it amnesty, and labor got a...
  • Obama to GOP: ‘I Won’ (History - 2009)

    11/06/2014 3:20:02 PM PST · by KeyLargo · 10 replies
    wsj BLOG ^ | Jan 23, 2009 | Mary Lu Carnevale
    January 23, 2009 Obama to GOP: ‘I Won’ By Mary Lu Carnevale Jonathan Weisman reports on the White House. The top congressional leaders from both parties gathered at the White House for a working discussion over the shape and size of President Barack Obama’s economic stimulus plan. The meeting was designed to promote bipartisanship. But Obama showed that in an ideological debate, he’s not averse to using a jab. Challenged by one Republican senator over the contents of the package, the new president, according to participants, replied: “I won.” The statement was prompted by Senate Minority Whip Jon Kyl of...
  • Re-election fundraiser for John McCain

    04/24/2014 9:31:01 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 18 replies
    When April 24th, 2014 Where Ritz-Carlton - 2401 E. Camelback Rd., Phoenix Type of Event Re-election fundraiser Other Lawmakers Mentioned Sen. Jon Kyl (R, AZ) (Senate minority whip) Sen. Jeff Flake (R, AZ) Governor Jan Brewer Fmr. Vice Presi Dan Quayle (R, ) Fmr. Gov. Fife Symington City Councilman Jim Waring Fmr. Attorney G Grant Woods (AZ)
  • NEW VIDEO FEATURES AL FRANKEN PLAYING WITH HIS TRAFFIC CONE BOOBS

    04/14/2014 2:42:53 PM PDT · by bkopto · 32 replies
    Breitbart ^ | Apr 14, 2014 | CHARLIE SPIERING
    A new video obtained by Breitbart News shows the former comedian and left-wing pundit playing with a pair of traffic cones pretending they were a pair of female breasts. Franken is seen in the video holding two cones to his chest and grinning in an apparent flash of comedy. The footage was taken in June 2012 at a fundraiser breakfast in Paradise Valley, Arizona, according to a source who provided the video. The event was held in support of Democratic Senate candidate Dr. Richard Carmona, who challenged Republican Senator Jeff Flake, R-Ariz. after Sen. Jon Kyl, R-AZ retire
  • Letter: What Mr. Obama’s nuclear cuts portend

    09/07/2012 11:14:07 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 5 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | September 7, 2012 | Sen. Jon Kyl, minority whip & Rep. Mike Turner
    The Sept. 1 editorial “Loose talk on nuclear weapons” missed the true significance of President Obama’s breach of his nuclear weapons funding commitments. His proposed $370 million cuts — with billions more to come — are not just a “minor dip.” They go to the heart of the program to refurbish aging warheads and infrastructure. Ironically, the cut will delay or prevent achievement of one of the goals of the president’s 2010 Nuclear Posture Review: reducing the number of “hedge” warheads in our stockpile. Moreover, the president abandoned commitments he made to win support for New START. In his letter...
  • Jon Kyl warns Obama: ‘Impeachment is always a possibility’

    06/26/2012 8:19:00 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 21 replies
    The Capitol Column ^ | June 26, 2012
    Arizona Senator Jon Kyl stated his belief that “impeachment is always a possibility” regarding President Barack Obama’s recent immigration policy shift, during an appearance Tuesday on the Bill Bennett radio show. “If the president insists on continuing to ignore parts of the law that he doesn’t like, and simply not enforce that law, the primary remedy for that is political,” said Mr. Kyl. “And you have it two ways: one is oversight through the Congress to demonstrate what they’re doing wrong and there are some potential criminal charges there for dereliction of duty. Although, I haven’t looked that up yet....
  • Top Republican Senator Suggests Impeaching Obama Over Immigration Policies (AZ's Jon Kyl)

    06/26/2012 8:07:40 AM PDT · by kristinn · 21 replies
    Think Progress | Tuesday, June 26, 2012 | Igor Volsky
    Sen. Jon Kyl (R-AZ) floated the possibility of impeaching President Obama over the administration’s recent decisions on immigration, during an appearance on Bill Bennett’s radio show on Tuesday. SNIP ...If the president insists on continuing to ignore parts of the law that he doesn’t like, and simply not enforce that law, the primary remedy for that is political. And you have it two ways: one is oversight through the Congress to demonstrate what they’re doing wrong and there are some potential criminal charges there for dereliction of duty. Although, I haven’t looked that up yet. And the other part of...
  • Toomey to replace DeMint as head of GOP Steering Committee

    04/26/2012 6:21:12 PM PDT · by smoothsailing · 25 replies
    The Morning Call ^ | 4-26-2012 | Colby Itkowitz
    Toomey to replace DeMint as head of GOP Steering Committee By Colby Itkowitz Call Washington Bureau April 26, 2012 Washington— Pat Toomey's U.S. Senate GOP colleagues have tapped him to take over as head of the Senate Republican Steering Committe, a group that shapes conservative policy making on Capitol Hill. Toomey will replace South Carolina Tea Party favorite Jim DeMint. In handing over the job, DeMint in a statement said, “Sen. Pat Toomey is a proven and trusted conservative, and I'm very glad he's taking on this new role. I've fought hard over the last few years to help elect...